An Aes Sedai and Highest of the Red Ajah.

Possible Spoilers#

She is actually second in command of the Black Ajah.

Physical Description#

She has a round face. (LoC,Prologue) She has black hair and a pretty, round face with a plump, demanding mouth. She has hard eyes. (LoC,Ch27) She has long black hair. (ACoS,Ch40)

Galina Casban by Richard Boyé

Points of View#

See Galina Casban's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Galina has been head of the Red Ajah for eighteen years.
    2. LoC,Prologue - Katerine only learned that Galina is Black Ajah the morning they left Tar Valon.
    3. LoC,Ch55 - Rand desperately wants to find Galina after the battle.
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Gawyn sees her fall after her horse is downed, but he does not know who she is nor does he see her captured by Therava.
    2. ACoS,Ch2 - Rand regrets that she was not captured.
    3. ACoS,Ch7 - Rand thinks of her as one who beat him during his abduction.
    4. ACoS,Ch32 - Elaida ordered Galina to make sure Gawyn is killed.
    5. ACoS,Ch33 - Rand has nightmares that he is back in the box with Galina, Erian and Katerine beating him.
    6. ACoS,Ch40 - Galina has been Aes Sedai less than ninety years, Highest of the Red Ajah for nearly twenty and Black Ajah for all but five.
    7. ACoS,Ch40 - Galina is one of three who know that Alviarin is head of the Black Ajah. Galina is second in command.
  3. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch25 - Mesaana believes that Galina is dead.
  4. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Prologue - Galina's Black Ajah heart includes Talene and Temaile. Talene exposes Galina's identity to Yukiri and the other searchers.
    2. CoT,Ch22 - Pevara has reservations about Tarna Feir because Galina showed a special interest in her as a novices.
  5. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Prologue - Katerine reports to the Red Ajah that Galina was killed.
    2. KoD,Ch12 - Perrin is sure that Faile is all right because Alyse is protecting her.
    3. KoD,Ch29 - Theril witnesses Galina intentionally trapping Faile and her friends. He goes for help.
    4. KoD,Ch30 - Seonid claims the right of the Aes Sedai to try Galina as Black Ajah and Perrin reluctantly agrees.
  6. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch39 - Galina's name is in Verin's book as Black Ajah.